Trails Near Gages Lake, IL

Beverly Lake Forest Preserve Trail

Beverly Lake Forest Preserve Trail is a 5 mile out and back trail located near Dundee, Illinois that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.


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  • 5 miles
  • Dundee, IL

Big Foot Beach Trail

Big Foot Beach Trail is a 5.5 mile loop trail located near Lake Geneva, Wisconsin that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.


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  • 5.5 miles
  • Lake Geneva, WI

Black Partridge Woods

Named for the Potawatomi Indian chief Black Partridge, who traveled through the Chicago Wilderness region into central Illinois, this area was dedicated as the second nature preserve in Illinois in 1965 in order to protect its spring-fed stream.


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  • Lemont, IL

Bode Lake

Bode Lake is a 8.4 mile loop trail located near Streamwood, Illinois and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.


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  • 8.4 miles
  • Streamwood, IL

Bong State Recreation Area

Bong State Recreation Area is a 7.2 mile loop trail located near Brighton, Wisconsin and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from April until October.


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  • 7.2 miles
  • Brighton, WI

Burnham Greenway

5.3 mile long asphalt trail.


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  • 5.3 miles
  • Chicago, IL

Busse Woods

9.4 mile long paved trail for biking.


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  • 9.4 miles
  • Chicago, IL

Busse Woods Loop

Busse Woods Loop is a 1.4 mile loop trail located near Elk Grove Village, Illinois. The trail is good for all skill levels offers a number of activity options.


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  • 1.4 miles
  • Elk Grove Village, IL

Cap Sauers And Swallow Cliff Loop Trail

Palos/Sag Valley Forest Preserve: Cap Sauers and Swallow Cliff Loop is a 4.75 mile loop trail located near Palos Park, Illinois that features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking, mountain biking & trail running and is accessible year-round.


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  • 4.75 miles
  • Palos Park, IL

Century Park

Century Park Parking lot to Lakeview end of path is a 0.7 mile trail located near Vernon Hills, Illinois.


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  • 0.7 miles
  • Vernon Hills, IL

Chicago Lakefront

Chicago Lakefront is a 18 mile out and back trail located near Chicago, Illinois that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for trail running & walking and is accessible from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail.


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  • 18 miles
  • Chicago, IL

Chicago Lakeshore Path: South Hike

Chicago Lakeshore Path: South Hike is a 4.4 mile point-to-point trail located near Chicago, Illinois that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for fishing, hiking & road biking and is accessible year-round.


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  • 4.4 miles
  • Chicago, IL

City Of Franklin Hike And Bike Trail

The City of Franklin Hike and Bike Trail follows a corridor originally used by the Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light, an interurban railroad in southeastern Wisconsin.


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  • 1.5 miles
  • Milwaukee, WI

Cliffside Park

Cliffside Park is a 1.5 mile loop trail located near Caledonia, Wisconsin that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.


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  • 1.5 miles
  • Caledonia, WI

Cricket Creek Loop

Cricket Creek Loop is a 2.1 mile loop trail located near Addison, Illinois that features a lake. The trail is good for all skill levels offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.


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  • 2.1 miles
  • Addison, IL

Cuba Marsh Forest Preserve

Enjoy this clean and safe preserve, and travel three miles of crushed-gravel trail through open areas of gently rolling hills that feature views of the marsh and scattered groves of trees.


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  • 2.9 miles
  • Barrington, IL

Danada Forest Preserve Trail

Shared use trails near Gladstone Ridge Farm where we do most of our trail riding. Connects to Herricks Lake via regional trail, adding another 5+ miles of trail.


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  • 2.9 miles
  • Wheaton, IL

Des Plaines River Trail - Gurnee Leg - Route 120 To Wadsworth Road

Much of the Des Plaines River Trail runs through a protected corridor made up of a series of public lands that are part of the Lake County Forest Preserve District. The Gurnee Leg is 7.5 miles from Route 120 north to Wadsworth Road. Good for hiking, trail running, cycling, birding and fishing.


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  • 7.25 miles
  • Gurnee, IL

Des Plains River Trail Sedge Meadow

Des Plains River Trail Sedge Meadow is a point-to-point trail located near wadsworth, Illinois that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.


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  • Wadsworth, IL

Fourth Lake Lcfp-Millennium Trail

The preserve offers a short 0.3-mile grass loop trail with overlook, and a 2.7-mile gravel section of the Millennium Trail that stretches through Fourth Lake from just north of Rollins Road to Sand Lake Road where it connects to existing trail at Bonner Farm and McDonald Woods in Lindenhurst.


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  • Lindenhurst, IL

Fox River Trail

The Fox River Trail is divided into two halves: Fox River Trail SOUTH runs from South Elgin south to Oswego, IL. Fox River Trail NORTH runs from South Elgin north to Crystal Lake, IL South Elgin is roughly the midpoint.


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  • 36 miles
  • Carpentersville, IL

Gander Mountain Lcfp

Gander Mountain Lake County Forest preserve is a 3.0 - 5.0 mile loop trail located near Antioch, Illinois. The trail is rated as difficult and primarily used for hiking, mountain Biking and birding.


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  • 5 miles
  • Antioch, IL

Glacial Park And Vicinity

Glacial Park and Vicinity is a loop trail located near Richmond, Illinois that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.


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  • Richmond, IL

Great Western Trail

Great Western Trail is a 24.6 mile out and back trail located near Lombard, Illinois and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for road biking, trail running & walking and is accessible year-round.


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  • 24.6 miles
  • Lombard, IL

Green Bay Trail

green bay trail is a 5.8 mile trail located near Wilmette, Illinois. The trail is primarily used for trail running.


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  • 5.8 miles
  • Wilmette, IL

Greenbelt Lcfp

Tucked into Lake County's most urban area is this island of green. A surprising array of birds, wildflowers and landscapes are found here, and the amenities are clean, safe and well-designed.


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  • North Chicago, IL

Greene Valley Forest Preserve Loop

Greene Valley Forest Preserve Loop is a 4 mile loop trail located near Naperville, Illinois. The trail is good for all skill levels offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.


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  • 4 miles
  • Naperville, IL

Hank Aaron State Trail

The Hank Aaron State Trail follows the Menomonee River from Lake Michigan west about 13.5 miles


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  • 13.5 miles
  • Milwaukee, WI

Hastings Lake Lcfp

Four miles of paved and gravel trails wind through open fields, woodlands of stately trees, and wetlands. Trails here are open to bicycling, hiking and cross-country skiing, and in-line skating on the paved trail. Horses and snowmobiles are not permitted. http://www.lcfpd.org/assets/1/7/HastingsLak


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  • 4 miles
  • Lake Villa, IL

Hebron Trail

Hebron Trail is a 5.2 mile point-to-point trail located near Genoa City, Wisconsin that features beautiful wild flowers. The trail is good for all skill levels offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.


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  • 5.2 miles
  • Genoa City, WI

Herrick Lake

It is a great trail! It connects two very fun places Danada Equestrian Center with Herrick Lake. The trail is pretty flat and very senic- a nice lake(rent kayaks) small forests, praries and an awesome eqestrian center (lessons only- no trail rides). Its one of my favorite places in DuPage County!


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  • 2.29 miles
  • Warrenville, IL

Hoyt Park Trail

Hoyt park trail is a 2.5 mile trail located near Milwaukee, Wisconsin that features a river. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking, mountain biking & trail running. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.


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  • 2.5 miles
  • Milwaukee, WI

Ice Age National Scenic Trail

More than 600 miles of trail are completed in 30 counties across Wisconsin. The completed sections of the Ice Age Trail are connected by roadways and other temporary routes, so you can spend a day exploring a segment of the trail or thru-hike the entire length, more than 1,000 miles.


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  • Delafield, WI

Illinois Beach State Park: North Unit

Stretching leisurely for 6.5 miles along the sandy shore of Lake Michigan in northern Illinois, Illinois Beach State Park encompasses the only remaining beach ridge shoreline left in the state. Illinois Beach provides excellent hiking opportunities.


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  • Zion, IL

John Muir Trail Tennessee

John Muir Trail Tennessee is a 14 mile point-to-point trail located near Whitewater, Wisconsin. The trail is rated as difficult and primarily used for trail running.


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  • 14 miles
  • Whitewater, WI

Kettle Moraine - John Muir Trail

Kettle Moraine - John Muir Trail is a 7.9 mile trail located near Elkhorn, Wisconsin. The trail is primarily used for trail running.


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  • 7.9 miles
  • Elkhorn, WI

Kinnickinnic River Trail

Kinnickinnic River Trail (called the KK River Trail by locals) runs just over 2 miles in southern Milwaukee, following the river through a densely populated and industrial corridor.


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  • 2.3 miles
  • Milwaukee, WI

Lake Country Recreation Trail

The Lake Country Recreation Trail is a Waukesha County trail that runs east to west from Waukesha to Oconomowoc. It is partially on an old railroad ROW, so it is relatively flat, though there are a few good hills in the middle section. The trail is completely paved, and shares a few public roads.


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  • 15 miles
  • Pewaukee, WI

Lakewood Forest Preserve Lcfp

Lakewood is Lake County's largest forest preserve. This site is also home to the Lake County Discovery Museum, the Curt Teich Postcard Archives and the Lake County History Archives. Dedicated equestrian trails, and additional trails for hiking, cross-country skiing and snowmobiiling. No bikes.


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  • 20 miles
  • Wauconda, IL

Lakewood Lcfp

Lakewood is Lake County's largest forest preserve. This site is also home to the Lake County Discovery Museum, the Curt Teich Postcard Archives and the Lake County History Archives. Dedicated equestrian trails, and additional trails for hiking, cross-country skiing and snowmobiiling. No bikes.


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  • 20 miles
  • Wauconda, IL

Lgct Arbor Trails

Open year round, LGCT Arbor Trails is located on 100 private acres of mostly heavily wooded property with a variety of terrain that will challenge even the most expert and experienced riders or hikers.


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  • 8.2 miles
  • Lake Geneva, WI

Mcclaughry Springs Woods

McClaughry Springs Woods is a 1.4 mile loop trail located near Palos Park, Illinois that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.


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  • 1.4 miles
  • Palos Park, IL

Mcdonald Woods Lcfp

McDonald Woods is 308 acres. A 3.8-mile loop gravel trail winds around the woods and wetlands. A 0.3-mile woodchip trail is open for hiking and cross-country skiing and leads to a basswood and sugar maple forest.


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  • 4.5 miles
  • Lake Villa, IL

Middlefork Savanna Lcfp

Middlefork Savanna is described as the best surviving black soil savanna in Illinois. In fact, over 25 acres of the preserve are considered the highest quality soil savanna in the nation and a globally threatened ecosystem.


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  • 4 miles
  • Lake Forest, IL

N Shore Channel Trail

Paved bike path that starts on North Side of Chicago, through Evanston and into Skokie


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  • 4.4 miles
  • Chicago, IL

Nippersink Forest Preserve

Hike, bike or cross-country ski along 3 miles of trails circling the lakes and adjoining woodlands.


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  • 3 miles
  • Round Lake, IL

Nordic Trail

Great trails through a variety of vegetation, hardwoods, pine plantations, open meadows, and kettle moraine terrain. There are six different trails of varying lengths and degrees of difficulty, providing great hiking or skiing for all levels of ability. A shelter, toilets & parking available.


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  • 9.2 miles
  • Whitewater, WI

Northern Section Of Robert Mcclory Bike Path

29.5 mile long paved out and back biking trail.


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  • 29.5 miles
  • Chicago, IL

Oak Leaf Trail

Oak Leaf Trail is the jewel in the crown of Milwaukee County's extensive trail system. The trail meanders more than 100 miles in and around the city of Milwaukee on a changing terrain of flat rural plains and hilly city streets.


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  • 116.7 miles
  • Milwaukee, WI

Park By Sonnys

Park by Sonnys is a 1.9 mile trail located near Belvidere, Illinois. The trail is primarily used for trail running.


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  • 1.9 miles
  • Belvidere, IL

Paul-Wolf Trail

Paul-Wolf Trail is a 2.5 mile loop trail located near Elgin, Illinois that features beautiful wild flowers. The trail is good for all skill levels offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.


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  • 2.5 miles
  • Elgin, IL

Raven Glen Lcfp

The most prominent natural features of Raven Glen are Timber Lake, which is a glacial lake, Hastings Creek, scattered wetlands and rolling terrain with oak and hickory groves.


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  • 2.25 miles
  • Antioch, IL

Rollins Savanna Lcfp

Rollins Savanna is one of Lake County's largest forest preserves with 1,220 uninterrupted acres. Scattered groves of large oaks, wide-open prairies teeming with wildflowers and native grasses, and abundant wetlands offer the perfect setting for grassland birds and other wildlife.


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  • Grayslake, IL

Rush Creek Conservation District

Rush Creek has 3 beautiful trail options. A short loop of about a mile, a long loop (1.5miles) that connects with the short loop, and the horse trail (5 mi). I've run and walked all of them many times. The horse trail presents a great opportunity for a trail run when it isn't being used by horses


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  • 5.3 miles
  • Harvard, IL

Saw Wee Kee Trail

Saw Wee Kee Trail is a 5.2 mile out and back trail located near Yorkville, Illinois. The trail is rated as difficult and primarily used for hiking, mountain biking, trail running & walking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.


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  • 5.2 miles
  • Yorkville, IL

Skokie Trail

16.8 mile long paved out and back biking trail.


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  • 16.8 miles
  • Chicago, IL

Springbrook Prairie Preserve

Springbrook Prairie Preserve is a 11.8 mile loop trail located near Naperville, Illinois and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.


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  • 11.8 miles
  • Naperville, IL

Van Patten Woods Lcfp

An oak forest, 86-acre Sterling Lake and the Des Plaines River provide a picturesque backdrop for a variety of outdoor recreation activities at this preserve. Five miles of trails are open to hikers, bicyclists, horseback riders, and cross-country skiers. The Des Plaines River Trail (DPRT) bisects


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  • 5.1 miles
  • Zion, IL

Virgil Gilman Nature Trail

Virgil Gilman Nature Trail is a 11.2 mile out and back trail located near Oswego, Illinois that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.


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  • 11.2 miles
  • Oswego, IL

Wadsworth Boat Launch

wadsworth boat launch is a 1.3 mile out and back trail located near Wadsworth, Illinois that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for canoeing, hiking, road biking & trail running and is accessible year-round.


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  • 1.3 miles
  • Wadsworth, IL

Wadsworth Savanna Lcfp

Wadsworth Savanna is traversed by the Des Plaines River Trail in a north-south heading between Wadsworth Road northward to Rt. 173 (Rosecrans Road). This trail is used for biking, hiking, trail running, birding, and snowmobiling.


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  • Wadsworth, IL

Waterfall Glen

Waterfall Glen is a 9.4 mile loop trail located near Lemont, Illinois that features a waterfall. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from April until October.


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  • 9.4 miles
  • Willowbrook, IL


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